By Denis Meikle
This revised and up to date variation ofA background of Horrors lines the existence and "spirit" of Hammer, from its fledgling days within the overdue Forties via its successes of the Nineteen Fifties and '60s to its decline and eventual liquidation within the past due Seventies. With the unique participation of all the group of workers who have been key to Hammer's luck, Denis Meikle paints a brilliant and interesting photograph of the increase and fall of a movie empire, providing new and revealing insights into "the fact in the back of the legend." a lot has been written approximately Hammer's movies, yet this is often the single e-book to inform the tale of the corporate itself from the point of view of these who ran it in its heyday and who helped to show it right into a common byword for terror at the monitor. This definitive background additionally contains forged and credit listings for the "Hammer Horrors" and a whole filmography of all of Hammer's characteristic productions.
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